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Offbeat Containment: record traffic jams in Île-de-France

20:30  29 october  2020
20:30  29 october  2020 Source:   europe1.fr

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 Curfew: should we change the transport offer in Ile-de-France? © LP / Arnaud Dumontier Paris, Champs-Élysées. Saturday October 17, 2020. One hour before the curfew. The bars are closing and people are returning. People running to catch a crowded subway, then, a few minutes later, empty or almost empty trains. This is the scenario glimpsed on Saturday, on the first evening of the curfew introduced in Ile-de-France. A wobbly operation that deserves to be rebalanced, according to users of public transport in the region.

Près de 700 km de bouchons cumulés ont été recensés en Île-de-France, quelques heures avant l'entrée en vigueur du nouveau confinement décrété par le gouvernement. Une situation exceptionnelle sur les routes, qui témoigne d'un exode massif des Franciliens vers les régions. © JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT / AFP Almost 700 km of cumulative traffic jams were identified in Île-de-France, a few hours before the new confinement came into effect decreed by the government. An exceptional situation on the roads, which testifies to a massive exodus of Ile-de-France residents to the regions.

With nearly 700 km of traffic jams in Île-de-France, the situation on the roads was exceptional Thursday, a few hours before the entry into force of the new confinement decreed by the government. At the end of the afternoon, the Sytadin road information site noted 683 km of traffic jams in Île-de-France.

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Wednesday evening, the same site already recorded more than 335 km - twice more than normal - of traffic jams accumulated before the speech Emmanuel Macron announcing the reconfinement of France in an attempt to stem the second wave of the Covid 19 epidemic. France is again confined from Thursday at midnight for at least four weeks, according to the government.

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© Copyright 2020, L'Obs Anne Hidalgo announced Thursday November 5 at the microphone of Jean-Jacques Bourdin on RMC and BFMTV the closure from 10 p.m. of "some drinking establishments ”, grocery stores and take-out restaurants, where“ crowds ”have been observed in the streets of the capital. "And me, I am asked to close ...": Isabelle, shopkeeper, is reconfigured in anger These establishments "will be closed because in a certain number of cases, there have been overflows", continued the mayor o

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